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There were quite a few fluttering about
· Date: Thu October 12, 2017 · Views: 41 · Filesize: 77.0kb · Dimensions: 800 x 600 ·
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Keywords: insect, invertebrate, lepidoptera
Scientific Name: Vanessa atalanta
Equipment: Nikon D7200 Camera. Nikon 55-300mm VR F4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX NIKKOR SWM
Location: Exmouth Devon UK
Habitat: gardens parks
Date Taken: October 2017
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delia todd

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Thu October 12, 2017 11:15pm

That's a super picture you've got of this pretty butterfly Beryl

Very well done lassie. I've not seen any of these since I got back from Wales. I don't think they're very common up here.

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Thu October 12, 2017 11:17pm

Thank you Delia for your kind comment

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Fri October 13, 2017 2:14am

Very beautiful butterfly and very nice closeup Beryl , many TFS

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Fri October 13, 2017 2:36am

Such a beautiful species and a marvelous open wing view to share with us. TFS Chocky!

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Fri October 13, 2017 4:57am

Two fabulous images ... great work ... tfs ...

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Fri October 13, 2017 6:50am

Thank youal so much for your kind comments

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Fri October 13, 2017 8:22am

Superb shot of him Beryl, lovely colours, Tfs

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Fri October 13, 2017 9:32am

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Fri October 13, 2017 10:23am

A brilliant colourful close up you have of this butterfly Beryl, well done.
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Fri October 13, 2017 10:53am

Thank you kindly Peter.

It' a male the are a vivid red where females are a yellowish orange

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Fri October 13, 2017 4:06pm

A very well detailed portrait, Beryl.

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Fri October 13, 2017 10:06pm

fantastic catch of gorgeous Red Admiral, Beryl! Superb!

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Fri October 13, 2017 10:19pm

Thank you Kits and maist for your kind comments |-)|

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